Archive for June 2010

Men Making a Difference – Past and Present

This month we recognize some of the men who have worked to make this community what it is today. Many are unsung heroes whose names Read more »

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Man About Business

James E. Lee III, coordinator of Asheville’s Minority Business Program. Photo: Urban News Asheville’s Minority Business Program was established to identify minority-owned businesses, offer them Read more »

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Brandon DeVante Whiteside, a Young Man with a Plan

Brandon Whiteside will be attending DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. by Sarah Williams Brandon Whiteside is a young man with a plan. The son of Read more »

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A Glimpse Into the Life of Mr. Levie Wilson

Tobacco field. From the Ewart M. Ball Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville. by Sarah Williams Talkative, energetic, and Read more »

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W.T. Mauldin: a Living Legend Gone – But Never Forgotten

W.T. ‘Lightning’ Mauldin  Photo: Urban News Staff Reports More than sixty years ago, Lightning or “T” as many of his close friends called him, became Read more »

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Reggie Ealy – an Unconventional Man

Reggie Ealy by Moe White Reggie Ealy is an unconventional man with an unconventional background, and therefore ideal for his job as Development Director for Read more »

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A Meaningful Partnership for Brandon Meyer

Brandon Meyer, GO member (center) with co-worker and Russ Henningsen (right), Superintendent Glen Rock Depot Development.  Photo: Susan Hackett Until recently, Brandon Meyer was a Read more »

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A New Business on Seventh Avenue

Fa’Ness Boutique – Salon – Barber has it all – fine art, handbags, clothing and more. by Wallace Bohanan Another new business is revitalizing Seventh Read more »

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Land-of-Sky Regional Council: Long-Term Care Ombudsman

(L-R) Ombudsmen Lee Ann Smith, Terry Collins, and Barbara Hinshaw. An Ombudsman is an advocate for residents’ rights and is responsible for investigating complaints made Read more »

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Family Caregiver Support Program

Land-of-Sky Regional Council The Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP) provides support for caregivers of frail elderly persons and grandparents or other relatives who are raising Read more »

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